Oct 30

Haiti hopes to woo back tourists with resorts

COTES-DE-FER, Haiti (AP) — Off this sleepy southern Haitian village, fishermen in weathered wooden boats slowly move across azure waters. Miles of picture-perfect sandy beaches slope gently, fringed by grasses and framed by mountains.

Oct 27

Loyalists, uncertainty surround Haiti's ex-leader

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide returned home from exile in 2011 to a jubilant welcome, but lately he has seemed more like a prisoner.

Oct 25

US court hears UN immunity arguments in Haiti suit

A US judge on Thursday deferred a decision on whether the United Nations can be sued over a deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti after hearing arguments for and against its immunity. Federal Judge Paul Oetken presided over a hearing in New York that focused on technical interpretations of provisions in the 1946 Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations. Cholera has killed …

Oct 21

Witness The Extraordinary Power of Homegrown Aid in Haiti

“Piti, piti, zwazo fe nich li.” It’s an oft-repeated proverb in Haiti, roughly translating to “Little by little a bird makes its nest.” It’s also an apt description for how the St. Luke Foundation for Haiti has empowered native Haitians to care for their community in the shadow of natural disasters, epidemics, and political unrest.

Oct 21

Climate Change Has Coffee Growers In Haiti Seeking Higher Ground

Haiti’s once-flourishing coffee trade has been badly battered. The latest threat: climate change. Locals who still rely on coffee for their livelihood must learn to grow it in changing climes.

Oct 20

More at stake for USWNT than first impressions suggest vs. Haiti

In the game vs. Haiti, the United States women’s national team won’t worry about losing anyone else. There’s still too much at stake.

Oct 11

Hundreds attend Duvalier's funeral in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Hundreds of people attended the funeral of former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier on Saturday, honoring a man widely reviled for repression and corruption during his 15 years in power.

Oct 10

No national funeral for Haiti's Duvalier

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier won’t receive a state funeral after all, his lawyer said Thursday, after public outrage that a man accused of corruption and mass killings could receive such an honor.

Oct 10

Haiti pledges money to Trinidad and Tobago soccer

Upon getting word that the Trinidad and Tobago women’s national soccer team might not even have enough money for lunch, Haiti’s team took a look at its fundraising for World Cup qualifying – an account totaling a little over $1,300 – and decided to turn it over to the competition.

Oct 09

Haiti's Duvalier denied state funeral

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier will not receive a state funeral after all, his lawyer said Thursday, after a public outcry that a man accused of corruption and mass killings could receive such an honor.

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